HELENA — Sen. John Walsh’s two opponents in the Democratic primary in June were critical of Walsh’s plagiarism of a paper written at the U.S. Army War College.
HELENA — Montana voters will decide today whether to nominate U.S. Sen John Walsh for the seat Gov. Steve Bullock appointed him to, and whether the Democratic nominee will face a formidable opponent in Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines.
HELENA — Democrats are seeking to hold on to Montana's U.S. Senate seat in one of the most closely watched elections in the nation. Here are five things to know about the Democratic U.S. Senate primary election:
HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh faces his first test in keeping the seat he was appointed to four months ago in Tuesday's primary, with the Republican challenger — widely expected to be U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — waiting in the wings for November's election.
Election Day isn't until June 3, but Yellowstone County primary races could already be decided by early absentee voters who have submitted nearly three-quarters of the expected turnout.
As part of The Billings Gazette’s efforts to inform voters about their Primary Election choices, the newspaper invited all Montana candidates for U.S. Senate and U.S. House to answer a series of questions. The third of four installments is printed today. Previous candidate responses may be v…
Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Friday that he plans to stay in the race for U.S. Senate.
The Gazette asked: Should federal public lands in Montana remain in U.S. ownership, be sold to private owners or transferred to the state?
GREAT FALLS — In perhaps the only pre-primary election debate among Montana’s three Democratic U.S. Senate candidates, Dirk Adams and John Bohlinger took aim Saturday at Sen. John Walsh, saying he’s tainted by “big money” he’s accepting from industry-related donors.
The Gazette asked: To reduce the national debt over the long term, should Congress reduce spending, increase tax revenues or both?
Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.
HELENA — Billings real estate broker Sam Rankin says he’s abandoning his effort to get on the ballot as an Independent in Montana’s U.S. Senate race this year.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.
HELENA — In Montana’s marquee election this year, the U.S. Senate race, an incumbent is fighting to hold his seat — but with his incumbency less than three months old, it’s almost like a battle for an open seat.
HELENA — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered…
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger is saying now that if he’s elected, he’ll serve just one term — and be more effective because of it.
Montanans' most fundamental right is at risk: the right to choose who we want to represent us in free and open primary elections.
It’s good to have choices.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger filed Friday to run for the U.S. Senate, deciding to stay in a race from which he earlier had considered withdrawing.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will continue his campaign for U.S. Senate a month after saying he would probably drop out.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will probably drop out of the U.S. Senate race after his Democratic opponent was appointed to replace Sen. Max Baucus.
Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said that if he's elected to the U.S. Senate, he will only serve one term.
About the only thing U.S. Senate candidates Dirk Adams and John Bohlinger agreed on Tuesday night was that fellow Democrat John Walsh was a no-show for their Billings forum.
HELENA — Lieutenant governor and Democratic Senate candidate John Walsh was formally reprimanded by the Army in 2010 for using his position as Montana's adjutant general to solicit National Guard troops to join a private association for which he was seeking a leadership role.
MISSOULA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he may end his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate if current Lt. Gov. John Walsh is appointed to serve the rest of Max Baucus' term.
In politics timing is everything and that certainly appears to be the case with Lt. Gov. John Walsh and U.S. Rep. Steve Daines.
HELENA — The news that Sen. Max Baucus may resign his seat to become U.S. ambassador to China could throw a new wrinkle into the 2014 race for his Senate seat, as Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock would appoint Baucus’s successor. Would Bullock appoint his own lieutenant governor, John Walsh, wh…
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger said Tuesday he will also use his campaign to lead an effort to add digital privacy protections to the Montana Constitution.
HELENA — U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger stepped into the health-care fray Wednesday, saying Gov. Steve Bullock should call a special session of the Legislature to expand Medicaid to cover 70,000 low-income Montanans without health insurance.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday endorsed his lieutenant governor, John Walsh, in the contested Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate in 2014.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger rapped Montana’s two sitting U.S. senators and “D.C. insiders” on Monday for their early support of fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. John Walsh, saying they should let Montana voters do the choosing.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Wednesday he decided to run for the U.S. Senate after the receiving considerable support and encouragement from Montanans in the past four months.
BOZEMAN — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines announced Wednesday that he will run for Senate in 2014, giving Montana Republicans a candidate they believe has a strong chance at winning the state's first race for an open Senate seat in decades.
Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger speaks in support of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester at a campaign office in Billings in 2012.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger announced Tuesday night that he’s running for Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat next year, becoming the third Democrat to get in the race.
Montana's families and fighting men and women are war weary. After more than a decade of multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the warriors of Montana and the United States are suffering from battle fatigue.
HELENA — Lt. Gov. John Walsh launched his campaign Thursday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Max Baucus, becoming the first high-profile Democrat to enter the Montana race.
HELENA — Montanans can expect another high-profile U.S. Senate race next year, but, at this point, the 2014 contest for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is still missing something: A high-profile candidate.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Tuesday that he would only seek one term if he decides to run for the U.S. Senate.
HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Tuesday he is testing the waters whether to run for the open U.S. Senate seat next year as a Democrat or perhaps even as an independent.
This year the Billings Family YMCA celebrates 60 years in its location at Fourth Avenue North and North 32nd Street.
Twelve years ago, John Bohlinger, then a state senator from Billings, told his legislative colleagues a shocking story of young Montana women forced into prostitution in our state where low-penalty laws made prosecution of pimps almost impossible.
Flanked by seniors holding mock Medicare vouchers, Republican Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger accused U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., of undermining medical and Social Security programs important to Montanans.
Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger speaks in support of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester at a campaign rally in 2012.
Betty Beverly, the president of the Montana Senior Citizens Association, speaks in support of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester during an event at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester speaks at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester speaks at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester greets supporters at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.
HELENA — The legal dispute over Republican governor candidate Rick Hill’s acceptance of a disputed $500,000 donation moved to federal court Friday.
HELENA — The lieutenant governors of Montana and Kumamato, Japan, on Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between the two governments.